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Darlington v Hereford FC minute by minute updates and scores


Darlington v Hereford FC minute by minute updates

By Ben Goddard

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  • Darlington 1 Hereford FC 0
  • 9) Jarrett Rivers again in space to Ben Hedley who crosses onto the head of Luke Charman who heads into the net
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  • Darlington winger Jarrett Rivers caused the Bulls early problems flashing a cross across the box after eight minutes.
  • Moments later the hosts were ahead with Rivers finding Ben Hedley who crosses onto the head of Luke Charman to score.
  • The Bulls looked to respond and Ben Pollock found Ollie Hulbert whose rifled effort was saved.
  • Darlington goalkeeper Taylor was forced back into action on 23 minutes picking out Pollock's effort which looked to be heading into the top corner.
  • Charman should have had his second goal before the break free inside the box but his tame effort was easily saved by Jordan Wright.
  • Despite the Bulls looking more dominant after the break the hosts had the better of the early chances.
  • Rivers saw his effort cleared by Reiss McNally to Kevin Dos Santos whose effort was cleared off the line.
  • The resulting corner is saved by debutant Jordan Wright into the path of Danny Ellis who blazed over.
  • At the other end the Bulls were looking threatening and a shot was deflected into the path of Ryan Lloyd who saw his effort well saved by Taylor.
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  • Attendance: 1,509
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  • Hereford: Wright, Hodgkiss, Hancox, Owen-Evans (McLean 74), Andoh, Lloyd, Pollock (Pinchard 45), Kouhyar, Smith (Storey 45), Hulbert, McNally
  • Subs: Forsyth, Vincent
  • The Bulls line-up to be a solid outfit with loanee goalkeeper Jordan Wright set to make his debut.
  • Darlington: Taylor, Smith, Wheatley, Storey, Hedley, Hatfield, Charman, Rivers, Ellis, Cassidy, Dos Santos
  • Subs: Taylor, Lambert, Mondal, Rose, Purver
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  • HEREFORD have made the trip to Darlington this afternoon hoping for a second league victory on the bounce.
  • The Bulls won at York City 11 days ago before also winning in the FA Cup last weekend at Merstham.
  • Darlington sit in 15th with two wins, one draw and four defeats from their seven matches.
  • At home they have one win and three defeats
  • Hereford sit in 16th with one win, three draws and three defeats.
  • The sides didn't meet last season due to the curtailed season and a Covid outbreak seeing Hereford's trip to the North East postponed.
  • In the 2019/20 season the sides drew 2-2 at Edgar Street and 0-0 at Blackwell Meadows with Tommy O'Sullivan sent off.
  • Today's hosts Darlington signed midfielder Danny Rose on loan from Grimsby ahead of today's game.
  • The 33-year-old started his career at Manchester United.